Retail Investment Advisors

Retail Investment Advisors delivers investment advice, transaction execution, market information and investment services to owners and investors engaged in buying, selling, investing in, financing and developing retail real estate.

Working with our investment professionals, clients who own or invest in retail assets will be able to determine and create optimal investment strategies, accurately assess market conditions and achieve maximum value for their properties on either a single asset or portfolio basis.

Who Should Use Retail Investment Advisors?


We work with institutional and private owners, operators and investors in the retail space. Whether they are looking to buy, sell or refinance, our investment professionals assist clients in maximizing the financial potential of their retail real estate.

How Can We Help?


Product expertise

Within the retail sector, Cushman & Wakefield has a market leading position with an extensive track record of completing retail assignments across the U.S. This experience covers the full range of retail assets, including neighbourhood and community retail centers, lifestyle and entertainment oriented centers, and enclosed regional malls.


Working with our colleagues in Equity, Debt & Structured Finance, our professionals also provide our clients with a full range of capital solutions including senior and mezzanine financing, and preferred equity for existing assets. We also obtain constructing financing and raise equity for new development projects, as well as asset recapitalizations.

Market information

If you are looking to transact within the retail real estate sector, our team of experts will guide you using extensive due diligence reporting and real-time market data, coupled with on-the-ground professionals who understand every aspect of real estate investment in their respective markets.

Adding Value – The Advantages of Our Approach


Complete service

We offer a seamless and integrated advisory platform with our specialized investment sales professionals who work directly with our other in-house leasing, property management, debt/equity, research and valuation teams to best address the unique needs of each client and each opportunity. As a result, our clients are the best advised in the market


We put the best team on the field for each transaction in order to deliver the best solution for our clients. Every transaction is analyzed to optimize execution. We execute approximately $15 billion annually of lease and sales transaction globally which gives us unique insight into the retail asset class. Our national leadership platform provides executive level touch points to help our clients leverage the full resources of Cushman and Wakefield.

Global reach

Our database of owners and investors is comprehensive, current, and includes contacts throughout the world. . Our global reach ensures that when we market assets for clients they are exposed to the broadest possible audience of investors. Further when investors are looking for a specific property in a specific market we have the ability to locate that precise asset.


Cushman & Wakefield is on the leading edge of technology. We provide our clients the latest in technological resources to make sure the best outcome is achieved. The retail business is constantly changing and our professionals are adapt in technology and innovative marketing strategies.

Experience and Resources


In the US, Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail Investment Advisors consists of 45 professionals in 18 offices who specialize in the sale and financing of retail real estate. Each local market professional is linked with their peers in a collaborative national retail practice that delivers a fully-integrated and optimized solution to each client and transaction assignment.


Mark Gilbert

Mark Gilbert

Vice Chair

Miami, FL

Phone +1 305 533-2866

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